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Acyclovir Cream-Product Information
Acyclovir Cream (Acivir cream 5 % w/w 5 grams) is an antiviral cream that helps treat cold sores caused by herpes virus infection. Its main ingredient is the antiviral drug Acyclovir, which is widely used in creating antiviral medications for treatment of a number of viral infections. Acivir cream does not cure herpes virus infection or stop it from spreading to others; it just stops the infection from growing.
Name of Cream
Acyclovir Cream . We supply Acivir cream 5 % w/w - 5 gram. Each 5 grams tube of Acivir 5% cream contains Aciclovir BP 5% w/w in a cream base. Acyclovir 5% Cream is more well known as Generic Zoviraxreg;. Acyclovir cream is also known as Aciclovir cream and Acyclovir cream.
Manufacturer of Acyclovir Cream
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
The active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Acyclovir cream (Acivir cream) is Acyclovir.
How does Acyclovir Cream / Acivir 5% Cream work?
Acyclovir’s effect is not on the virus itself but on an enzyme called DNA polymerase present inside the virus cells. Its work is to block this enzyme and thereby stop the virus cells from reproducing and spreading. As this action is safe for the human body, the FDA has granted approval to Acyclovir as a treatment for herpes infections. Acivir Cream can only stop the virus from multiplying. It cannot destroy the virus; that task is to be handled by the immune system.
Acyclovir Cream – Dosage
Acyclovir Cream should be applied 5 times per day for 4 days. Therapy should be
initiated as early as possible following onset of signs and symptoms (i.e., during the
prodrome or when lesions appear). For adolescents 12 years of age and older, the
dosage is the same as in adults.
Storage Information for Acyclovir Cream
Store Acivir cream in a cool dry place. Please keep the medication away from children and pets
Acivir cream (Acyclovir Cream) - Contraindications
Acivir Cream is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to aciclovir, valaciclovir, or any inactive ingredient in the medication.
Warnings and Precautions to be taken when using Acyclovir Cream (Acivir Cream)
Before using Acyclovir 5% Cream please inform your doctor all the medicines that you take including no prescription medications, over the counter medicines and herbal remedies. Acyclovir Cream is intended for cutaneous use only and should not be used in the eye or
inside the mouth, eye, nose or vagina as it may be irritant. Acivir cream should only
be used on herpes labialis on the affected external aspects of the lips and face.
The effect of Acyclovir Cream has not been established in immunocompromised patients. The Safety and effectiveness of Acivir cream in pediatric patients of less than 12 years of age have not been established.
Side Effects of Acyclovir Cream
Aciclovir cream was generally well tolerated. The known possible side effects of Acivir cream ( Acyclovir Cream)including burning or stinging sensation, dry lips, cracked lips, dry skin, pruritus, flakiness of skin and itching. Only in rare cases have severe side effects been observed.
Buy Acyclovir 5% Cream (Acivir Cream) 5 grams Tubes Online at Low Price
You can buy Acivir 5% Cream in 5 grams tubes online from the Swiss Pharmacy. A single tube of Acyclovir Cream 5 g costs only $5.45 when you order 20 tubes .
This Product was added to our catalogue on Monday, 28. November 2011.
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